About Us

 

 

Ting Wey-Yen, DDS Long BeachTing Wey-Yen, DDS, MS, FACP,  has successfully completed several hundred implant restorations for over 20 years as well as many hybrid prostheses (fixed implant supported dentures with internal metal frameworks). He has become an expert in the Fixed On Four procedure since he began doing teeth in a day fixed implant provisionals in 1999 and in the use of multiple manufacturer’s systems based on his patients’ needs.

Dr. Yen was born in Taiwan, raised in Africa and is bilingual in both English and Chinese Mandarin. He obtained his BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1981. Dr. Yen graduated with honors in 1985 from Northwestern University Dental School, Chicago, Illinois and then continued with four more years of specialty training in prosthodontics, implants, dental oncology, and maxillofacial prosthetics in Texas.

Recognized by the American Board of Prosthodontics to be the youngest prosthodontist to become board-certified, Dr. Yen is also an elected fellow of both the American College of Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics.

Dr. Yen has taught at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in the Advanced Prosthodontics program and was previously Director of the Implant/Prosthodontics Study Club of the Harbor Dental Society. He has also been associate editor of the Journal of Prosthodontics, the national journal of the American College of Prosthodontists. Dr. Yen has been published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, and has lectured nationally and internationally at numerous dental societies and schools. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association and the California Dental Association and the American College of Prosthodontists.

Outside of the office, Dr. Yen has a great interest in all forms of art and has been involved with oil painting, sculpting, cooking and photography for many years. His passion is Impressionist art, and he paints whenever he can. His artistry has helped tremendously in designing and creating beautiful smiles for his patients, for he believes there’s a common theme that connects all nature’s beauty whether it is captured on canvas or created in the mouth.

Dr. Yen has received international recognition for lectures on prosthodontics: 

Education and Accreditation:

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Dr. Yen’s office staff is unique in their approach to patient care: they understand that the service and quality provided by this office is unmatched, and continually strive to improve themselves and their patient’s experiences. While the word TEAM can mean many things, in our office it exemplifies the Trust, Education, Artistry and a Multidisciplinary approach that we extend to each of our patients during their treatment.

Our entire team would like to thank you for your interest in the procedure Fixed On 4. We are excited to make this option available to you, and are committed to and believe that everyone is entitled to a beautiful smile for a lifetime.

Front Office Team

Michele and Shannon are the team members you’ll meet first and they’re happy to address any questions or concerns you may have prior to or during your visit. Their goal is to help you come to know the elements of our TEAM approach as our team members provide excellent care. Shannon and Michele will coordinate all dental appointments between the external team that includes the oral surgeon or implant specialist, our internal team that includes Dr. Yen, the Fixed On Four restorative specialist, and you and your family.

Our office proudly provides you personalized, confidential and concierge service from the first phone call to the trips back to our office and as you enjoy your new smile. To learn more about our office, please visit our drdreamsmile.com website.

Michelle Front Dental Office Long Beach      Shannon Front Dental Office Long Beach CA

Back Office Team

Dr. Yen has an on-site dental laboratory and two experienced and dedicated dental chairside team technicians. Each of them have been selected for their knowledge, experience and their attention to detail.

George and Kristina’s partnership with Dr. Yen is critical in order to assure the patients’ long-term success of their Fixed On Four dental restorations. While Dr. Yen is focused on the patients’ dental needs, George and Kristina help ensure each patient has the best possible experience in and out of our office. They travel with Dr. Yen to our selected external surgeons’ offices and help him with the patient during the implant procedure.

Back in our office, George and Kristina are his exemplary set of additional hands to assist in the process of completing your new smile. Once your Fixed On Four procedure is complete,  Sandi and Gina will make sure your new smile is healthy during your regular hygiene visits to our office. Their experience in the specialized hygiene treatments needed for Fixed on Four and implant restorations will help you maintain your brilliant smile.

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